Physical Disabilities. By Sally Gunter. Definition. Legal Definition: a condition which prevents one from performing all usual physical functions. This usually means a permanent state, like blindness, but in some cases it is temporary. Medical Definition: inability to function normally.
By Sally Gunter
Muscular Dystrophya group of diseases that are, for the most part, genetically determined and cause gradual wasting of muscle with accompanying weakness and deformity
Damage to the frontal lobe can cause paralysis
Damage to the cerebellum can cause the lack of the ability to coordinate fine movements as well as the ability to walk
Damage to the brain stem can cause balance and movement problems